Wells next the Sea receives thousands of visitors every year. On a summer weekend the streets are packed with people who come to enjoy the beaches, the cafes and the pubs which line the quay, but it was one of the later Norfolk coastal towns to become a tourist haven. Author Roger Arguile details its busy role as a fishing centre, as a trading port and as a centre for malting, from the 11th to the 20th centuries, in this fascinating history.